Postpartum hair loss: What can you do?

Postpartum hair loss: What can you do?

Hair loss after pregnancy is normal and natural. Becoming a mom is a rewarding experience but it can be challenging at the same time. Through pregnancy, you may experience so many changes in your body. One of the most significant change is having a postpartum hair loss.

When does it occur?

About 5-6 month after pregnancy, the new mom may start experiencing an excessive hair loss, in the form of clumps of hair falling off.

What causes postpartum hair loss?

During pregnancy, your hormones change rapidly. The growth factors like are increased and you look healthier than before. Due to the high level of estrogen in the body, the more strands stay in resting phase and don’t fall out during the pregnancy. After the birth f a child, the growth factors, and hormones take some time to come back to the normal state, this process usually takes 5-6 months. At this point, you may experience a drastic hair shed because so many strands are completing their cycles. This is normal and natural process but if you don’t get the right density of hair back on your head, you may need to undergo some hair loss treatments for that.

Treatment options

Hair experts say the hair loss should be gone  within one year after the pregnancy. While no one likes hair shedding, you can take few steps to stop this hair fall and keep your hair healthy and lush as before. Here are some essential treatment options that prevent excessive hair shed after the pregnancy.

PRP therapy for hair loss

Being effective for treating general hair loss, PRP is also essential for dealing with occasional hair loss problems as well. It helps to stimulate the hair follicles and prevent your strands from falling out.

In most of the women, the postpartum hair loss affects the thickness of their hair and after the condition, the new hair is not that thick and healthy. PRP therapy Dubai not only helps you restore your hair but also nourishes them and make them thick and healthy.

Laser hair therapy for hair loss

Laser hair therapy is another effective treatment for hair loss after the pregnancy. It is a safe, secure and tested procedure that helps you regrow hair.

The most significant benefit of laser hair therapy is that it is easy to undergo. You can wear the cap (HairMax Laser headband) while taking care of your child.

Daily life activities to treat postpartum hair loss

You can also alter your daily life activities a bit to fight postpartum hair loss. These include:

Skip over-styling your hair

Having tight hairstyles increases your hair loss and it may also lead you to complete baldness. Moreover, avoid drying your hair with a blow dryer after the having a shower as the heat produced by that tool weakens your hair follicles.

Eat Well

Eat healthy fruits and vegetables to make sure your blood is getting all the necessary nutrients. Healthy proteins are very essential for hair growth, try to add them to your daily food.

Go for a topical remedy

Treating your hair loss with a product which is made up of natural ingredients is essential for postpartum hair loss. Hair transplant Dubai clinic presents Revivogen for hair loss and hair thinning. It is a made up of natural and secure ingredients and is safe for all type of hair.

Book a FREE Consultation

At hair transplant Dubai clinic, we are treating postpartum hair loss issues with PRP therapy in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. If you are suffering from hair loss and seeking a suitable treatment for that, feel free to book our consultation. You either can book your session online or by visiting our office in Dubai or Abu Dhabi.


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Written By: Dr. Cagatay Sezgin

Dr. Cagatay Sezgin is a celebrity hair transplant surgeon with over 20 years of experience in hair transplantation and restoration. He is the First Turkish Board Surgeon to become a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and the Asian Association of Hair Transplant Surgeons (AAHRS). Moreover, he has the honor of becoming the first hair transplant surgeon in the world to perform hair, eyebrow, and beard transplantation all in one case and that too in a single session.

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